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PC Hack – How to Build a Whiskey Bottle PC!

Need some great ideas for making a custom PC?  How about this Whiskey Bottle PC?

I am sure it’s going to take some thought and time before you can finish this project but these pics should help you and be confident that it can indeed be done.

I love to tinker with hardware etc. so I wanted to make something quite unique for a case. I have seen many nice and creative cases before but none of them were made out of a bottle. In November I bought an industrial 3.5″

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DIY PacMan Pumpkins!

I know, I know, Halloween is over and you’ve already made a PacMan costume but these PacMan pumpkins might be useful those hardcore PacMan lovers all-year-round, why not?

My Pac Man pumpkin project. These are carved from Sugar-pie pumpkins and mounted on black dowels on a black board. The “pellets” are small gourds turned on their sides. The cherries are crab-apples and I used

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iPhone Hack – How to Make an iPhone Stand with Mini DV Case in 1 Second!

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Here’s a quickie for those of you looking to have some mini DV cases laying around, just flip your mini DV case backwards and voila, you have a perfectly fine iPhone stand. (or for any other smartphone) via gearfuse

Creator Elam Nikserof added a coat of satin enamel paint and cut out a notch out of the case so he could still access the iPhone’s home button.

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Halloween DIY – How to Make PacMan Pumpkins!

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I actually have made a “bat” pumpkin over the weekend over at my friends where we had a blast making bunch of pumpkins together.  Well, if you run out of time, here’s a quick one you can make, learn how to make PacMan pumpkins here.

And remember to check out our Top 85 Halloween Costume Ideas here.

It’s unreasonably fun to walk around with one of these in each hand, reenacting the age-o

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Bag DIY – How to Customize your own Fendi!

Fendi has a new DIY bag called “Fendi Baguette Mezzo Punto” where you can customize the bag yourself, this might be the one of the first luxury handbags that can be customized to your liking by the customer.

“Mezzo punto” is the Italian for “half stitch”, so you have to bring this canvas bag, a needle and all your fantasy! There are in Fendi box also diagrams and illustrations help beginning stitchers.

”Fendi is a creativity factory that supports talent without boundaries. In these challenging times in which the world is changing rapidly,

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Smartphone DIY – How to Make your Own Virtual Reality Google Streetview Device!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyrjBMAa6xE

Want to experience the streets of San Francisco downtown or maybe even New York and Paris?

Look no further than your own smartphone such as an iPhone, HTC Magic, or even a Palm Pre.  You can get some cardboard boxes and make this simple virtual reality Google streetview device and experience the world!

LMAO, I can see a bunch of people doing this already, I might try this later today and post a video perhaps.

Using an HTC Magic and Google Street View we’ve made a simple pair of virtual reality goggles tha

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Kinetic Energy Powered DIY Clothing!

Who said fashion and smart electronics don’t mix well together?

Check out this awesome women’s garment that lights up when some kinetic energy is applied.  Brilliant.

I can see in about 5 to 10 years when all fashion designers in New York start using more cool things like this.  Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves here, we’ll just wait. 🙂

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via craftzine

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Paper DIY – How to Make Cool Notepads!

Even with the creation of new gadgets such as touchscreen laptops and smartphones, I can still appreciate the use of physical notepads and I usually will opt to use them over my electronic counterparts as they give me more creative powers with out all the electromagnetic radiation from LCD displays.  When I make new business plans for new blogs, I make sure to use my trusty, physical notepad, not my computer.

Anyways, I am always looking for cool notepads but here’s a great guide on how to make co

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USB DIY – How to Make your Own Rubik’s Cube USB Flash Drive!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Gon3mD94o

Looking to make that perfect USB flash drive that will also match your bedroom when not in use? (and also discreet enough?)  Try learning how to make your own Rubik’s Cube USB Flash Drive.  Better yet, make a bunch of these and create a whole cube.  These would make excellent gifts by the way. – via bedzine

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Halloween DIY – How to Make a Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio!

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Here’s a great Halloween DIY involving a spooky tesla spirit radio.  Using some basic circuitry, the tesla spirit radio can tell a lightning storm coming from hundreds or miles away or even detect ghosts within the range of your house during Halloweens so you can get ready with a gun in hand if zombies decide to raid your house.  Learn how to make the Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio here.

The Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio is a crystal radio circuit in a jam-jar. It makes fun spooky sounds

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